Facts Summary : Apple iRing

    Facts Summary : Apple iRing

  • 1 iRing is a 'smart ring' invented by Apple

    Apple was granted a patent for iRing, a 'smart ring' that will have some functionalities of iWatch and iPhone. See also: why apple products have i prefix.

  • 2 iRing will have multiple functionalities

    iRing will support taking photographs with its camera, receiving and sending texts, and displaying time. See also: why Apple has very high quality standards.


  • 3 iRing will have a microphone

    iRing will have a microphone which will be able to record voice messages or possibly be used with the camera for online video chat.

  • 4 It will support apps

    iRing will support apps which can be used to extend its basic functionality.

  • 5 It will detect user's writing motion

    iRing will be able to detect user's writing motion and turn it into texts.

  • 6 It will monitor heart beat and health

    iRing will be equipped with biometric sensors that can monitor owner's heart rate, perspiration levels and body temperature.

  • 7 It will interact with iPhone and iWatch

    iRing will be able to interact with iPhone, iWatch and other Apple products. See also: why the iWatch is so expensive.

  • 8 It will emulate a computer mouse

    iRing will be able to emulate the functionality of the computer mouse. The owner will only need to gesture with the hand and the computer will respond accordingly. 

  • 9 It will improve owner's safety and social skills

    Apple cites: 'The light emitted by a touch screen may be inappropriate in certain social environments or even dangerous if it gives away the position of a threatened user. A need therefore exists for a more discreet, safer, more efficient, or more ergonomic way to interact with touch screens.'

  • 10 It will interact with other remote devices

    iRing will be able to interact with household devices, lights, car systems and similar devices.

  • 11 It will be used for money and data transfers

    Two iRing owners could transfer money or data with a handshake.

  • 12 It will be charged externally

    iRing sports a standard charging port that can be connected to a power grid, a computer or a car.

  • 13 It will support gestures

    iRing will be able to recognize owner's gestures such as pointing a finger or snapping them. These gestures can be connected to various iRing actions. See also: why simple products are more likely to succeed than complex ones.